Period
to 6 May 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 7,555 10,750 17,736
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.65% 11.42% 13.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.41% 11.99% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,116 8,669 14,187
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +1.22%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,559 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 72,565 89,683 130,616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.71% 95.25% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57,186 73,387 105,736
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,044
Median % change year-on-year - +5.68% +4.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 6 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 3,083 £55,000 +5.77% 304
South East -3 1,265 £42,500 - 137
North of England -7 1,222 £37,500 - 187
Midlands 0 1,016 £40,000 +14.29% 137
West Midlands +2 667 £40,000 +14.29% 100
North West -4 615 £37,500 -3.40% 110
Yorkshire -4 544 £37,500 - 62
South West -13 495 £33,819 -3.37% 66
East of England -3 360 £40,000 - 72
East Midlands +2 344 £38,500 +16.79% 36
North East -24 63 £38,500 +18.46% 15
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 2,245 (29.72%) Social Skills
2 2,070 (27.40%) Finance
3 2,039 (26.99%) SQL
4 1,609 (21.30%) Microsoft
5 1,600 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1,362 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1,173 (15.53%) Windows
8 1,078 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
9 1,073 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
10 968 (12.81%) Business Analysis
11 918 (12.15%) Microsoft 365
12 850 (11.25%) Microsoft Excel
13 829 (10.97%) Active Directory
14 816 (10.80%) Analytics
15 807 (10.68%) ITIL
16 792 (10.48%) Azure
17 779 (10.31%) Power Platform
18 750 (9.93%) Power BI
19 740 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 675 (8.93%) Degree
21 651 (8.62%) SQL Server
22 586 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
22 586 (7.76%) Requirements Gathering
23 579 (7.66%) Python
24 560 (7.41%) Data Analysis
25 495 (6.55%) Cybersecurity
26 485 (6.42%) Visualisation
27 467 (6.18%) Tableau
28 464 (6.14%) Project Management
29 458 (6.06%) Management Information System

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 288 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 156 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 131 (1.73%) Confluence
4 57 (0.75%) SAS
5 48 (0.64%) CMS
6 37 (0.49%) Apache
7 30 (0.40%) IIS
8 28 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.16%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.093%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.093%) GemFire
14 7 (0.093%) WebLogic
Applications
1 850 (11.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 586 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
3 204 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 196 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 69 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 56 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.36%) AutoCAD
8 26 (0.34%) Revit
9 9 (0.12%) InVision
10 8 (0.11%) Sketch
11 6 (0.079%) Gephi
12 4 (0.053%) MadCap Flare
13 3 (0.040%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.040%) SPSS
14 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.026%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.026%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.026%) Photoshop
15 1 (0.013%) Autodesk Inventor
15 1 (0.013%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 99 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 52 (0.69%) NetSuite
3 48 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 27 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 27 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 26 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
6 26 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 25 (0.33%) Elite 3E
8 23 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 20 (0.26%) SAP ERP
10 17 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 16 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
12 15 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (0.19%) SAP SD
14 13 (0.17%) Markit EDM
14 13 (0.17%) SAP Business One
15 11 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
15 11 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 918 (12.15%) Microsoft 365
2 792 (10.48%) Azure
3 779 (10.31%) Power Platform
4 284 (3.76%) SaaS
5 273 (3.61%) AWS
6 165 (2.18%) Dynamics 365
7 90 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 88 (1.16%) GCP
9 81 (1.07%) Google Analytics
10 57 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 56 (0.74%) PaaS
12 51 (0.68%) PowerApps
13 44 (0.58%) IaaS
14 37 (0.49%) GitHub
15 36 (0.48%) OneDrive
16 34 (0.45%) Power Automate
17 33 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 26 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
19 24 (0.32%) Google Sheets
19 24 (0.32%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 349 (4.62%) Firewall
2 174 (2.30%) DNS
3 145 (1.92%) VPN
4 141 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 118 (1.56%) DHCP
6 113 (1.50%) WAN
7 107 (1.42%) LAN
8 97 (1.28%) VoIP
9 87 (1.15%) Network Security
10 65 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
11 62 (0.82%) SAN
12 58 (0.77%) Skype
13 55 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
14 45 (0.60%) Intranet
15 43 (0.57%) HTTP
15 43 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
16 39 (0.52%) Internet
17 36 (0.48%) VLAN
18 35 (0.46%) FTP
19 33 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 750 (9.93%) Power BI
2 651 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 467 (6.18%) Tableau
4 379 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
5 337 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 275 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 122 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 97 (1.28%) Big Data
10 82 (1.09%) Data Mining
11 60 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 55 (0.73%) Looker
12 55 (0.73%) MySQL
13 49 (0.65%) BigQuery
14 48 (0.64%) Data Lake
15 47 (0.62%) QlikView
16 42 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
16 42 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 40 (0.53%) Oracle Database
17 40 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 346 (4.58%) JIRA
2 165 (2.18%) Selenium
3 85 (1.13%) Postman
4 69 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 60 (0.79%) WebDriver
6 44 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 44 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 30 (0.40%) JMeter
9 28 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
10 25 (0.33%) SoapUI
11 22 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 22 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 20 (0.26%) SpecFlow
13 18 (0.24%) Jenkins
14 16 (0.21%) Metasploit
15 15 (0.20%) Bitbucket
15 15 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
15 15 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
15 15 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2,245 (29.72%) Social Skills
2 2,070 (27.40%) Finance
3 1,362 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
4 340 (4.50%) Marketing
5 329 (4.35%) Law
6 316 (4.18%) Banking
7 274 (3.63%) Retail
8 265 (3.51%) Legal
9 224 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
10 206 (2.73%) Manufacturing
11 204 (2.70%) Front Office
12 198 (2.62%) Organisational Skills
13 182 (2.41%) Public Sector
14 159 (2.10%) Telecoms
15 136 (1.80%) Back Office
16 116 (1.54%) Advertising
16 116 (1.54%) Influencing Skills
17 93 (1.23%) Games
18 77 (1.02%) Multimedia
19 72 (0.95%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (3.18%) .NET
2 144 (1.91%) HTML
3 117 (1.55%) XML
4 99 (1.31%) Web Services
5 98 (1.30%) CSS
6 63 (0.83%) JSON
6 63 (0.83%) REST
7 58 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
8 51 (0.68%) Gherkin
8 51 (0.68%) RESTful
9 46 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 43 (0.57%) SOAP
11 39 (0.52%) EDI
12 33 (0.44%) Middleware
13 28 (0.37%) Kafka
14 24 (0.32%) MDX
15 21 (0.28%) jQuery
15 21 (0.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (0.26%) AngularJS
16 20 (0.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 458 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 216 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 181 (2.40%) User Experience
4 144 (1.91%) Derivative
5 128 (1.69%) Equities
6 108 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 106 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 103 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 97 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 85 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
11 82 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
12 77 (1.02%) Driving Licence
13 74 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
14 73 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
14 73 (0.97%) Fixed Income
15 65 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 62 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
17 54 (0.71%) Reinsurance
18 46 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
19 43 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1,173 (15.53%) Windows
2 437 (5.78%) Windows 10
3 395 (5.23%) Windows Server
4 267 (3.53%) Linux
5 151 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 127 (1.68%) Unix
7 111 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 81 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (1.02%) Android
11 54 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 52 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
13 45 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.19%) CentOS
18 14 (0.19%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,600 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,078 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
3 1,073 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
4 968 (12.81%) Business Analysis
5 816 (10.80%) Analytics
6 807 (10.68%) ITIL
7 740 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 586 (7.76%) Requirements Gathering
9 560 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 495 (6.55%) Cybersecurity
11 485 (6.42%) Visualisation
12 464 (6.14%) Project Management
13 443 (5.86%) Information Security
13 443 (5.86%) User Stories
14 400 (5.29%) ERP
15 383 (5.07%) Scrum
16 353 (4.67%) Waterfall
17 340 (4.50%) SDLC
18 336 (4.45%) Migration
19 319 (4.22%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,039 (26.99%) SQL
2 579 (7.66%) Python
3 240 (3.18%) C#
4 229 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 220 (2.91%) Java
6 199 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 148 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 128 (1.69%) R
9 119 (1.58%) VBA
10 98 (1.30%) C
11 76 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 63 (0.83%) VB
13 48 (0.64%) C++
14 47 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 47 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 40 (0.53%) Perl
16 33 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 28 (0.37%) PHP
18 26 (0.34%) Ruby
19 25 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 675 (8.93%) Degree
2 247 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 166 (2.20%) CISSP
4 143 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 142 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 104 (1.38%) ISEB
7 95 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 95 (1.26%) MCSE
8 93 (1.23%) A+ Certification
8 93 (1.23%) CISM
9 89 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
10 88 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
11 84 (1.11%) ISTQB
12 66 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 64 (0.85%) CEH
14 60 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
15 58 (0.77%) CCNA
15 58 (0.77%) CISA
16 53 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
17 46 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (5.19%) QA
2 318 (4.21%) SLA
3 273 (3.61%) Data Quality
4 241 (3.19%) GDPR
5 221 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 132 (1.75%) PMO
7 82 (1.09%) NIST
8 81 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
9 58 (0.77%) PCI DSS
10 44 (0.58%) MiFID
11 43 (0.57%) COBIT
12 34 (0.45%) GRC
13 25 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 25 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 25 (0.33%) Solvency II
14 23 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
15 18 (0.24%) IFRS
16 16 (0.21%) EMIR
17 13 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 13 (0.17%) ITGC
System Software
1 829 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 176 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 38 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (0.48%) XenApp
7 33 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 25 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.30%) Docker
10 22 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 21 (0.28%) vSphere
12 16 (0.21%) Firmware
13 11 (0.15%) NFS
13 11 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.11%) Shibboleth
16 7 (0.093%) Snort
16 7 (0.093%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.079%) Apache Flume
17 6 (0.079%) Squid
Systems Management
1 204 (2.70%) SCCM
2 56 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (0.60%) Nessus
4 28 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
6 20 (0.26%) Terraform
7 17 (0.23%) QRadar
8 16 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 16 (0.21%) Control-M
8 16 (0.21%) Grafana
9 15 (0.20%) Ansible
9 15 (0.20%) Kibana
10 14 (0.19%) HP ALM
11 13 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.16%) WSUS
13 11 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (0.15%) SCOM
13 11 (0.15%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.13%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,609 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 317 (4.20%) VMware
3 316 (4.18%) Oracle
4 313 (4.14%) SAP
5 258 (3.41%) Cisco
6 196 (2.59%) Google
7 195 (2.58%) Citrix
8 147 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 125 (1.65%) ServiceNow
10 75 (0.99%) Splunk
11 71 (0.94%) IBM
11 71 (0.94%) Informatica
12 65 (0.86%) Adobe
13 64 (0.85%) HP
14 60 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 55 (0.73%) Bloomberg
15 55 (0.73%) Sophos
16 49 (0.65%) SolarWinds
17 48 (0.64%) JD Edwards
18 45 (0.60%) Alteryx